Will Gore Creek restoration start this year?

By scott miller

VAIL — Not much happened along Gore Creek before 1962, when the Vail ski resort opened. Since then, the creek has been subjected to a lot of human use. Now it needs help, and help in earnest could start this year.Based on new standards of stream health, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in 2012 put Gore Creek on a list of “impaired” streams in the state. The local creek isn’t alone. A number of streams through and near mountain towns are on the list, too.Still, “impaired stream” and “mountain playground” don’t sound good together. That’s why local …

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